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How to find free Wi-Fi anywhere in the world

Find free Wi-Fi hotspots without using any data at all.

By September 30, 2015

Editors' Take

Logitech Harmony Home Hub Extender

Slip this $100 extender beneath your hub, and you'll be able to take control of bulbs, door locks and more right from your remote control.

By October 6, 2015

MSRP: $99.99


SmartThings Hub (Second Generation)

SmartThings' impressive performance and wide array of potential applications make it easy to recommend, but its underwhelming app adds a lot of frustration to an otherwise excellent system.

By September 21, 2015

3.5 stars Editors' rating September 21, 2015

Insteon Hub Pro (HomeKit-enabled)

If you're an iOS user looking to schedule lights and appliances to turn on and off through a single app, then Insteon's HomeKit-compatible Hub fits the bill, and it has the potential to get even better, but as of now, it's too limited to recommend.

By September 19, 2015

3 stars Editors' rating September 19, 2015

MSRP: $149.99


Google OnHub Router

The cool design and easy setup of Google's OnHub router can't make up for its lack of features and average performance out of the box -- though the promise of future software updates offer the potential for big improvements.

By August 31, 2015

3 stars Editors' rating August 31, 2015
Editors' Take

CastleOS CastleHub

With claims of wide product compatibility, Cortana and Kinect-powered voice control, and Windows 10 built right in, this ambitious smart-home hub is promising the moon.

By August 4, 2015

MSRP: $499.00


How we chose a hub for the CNET Smart Home

Here's why we're using SmartThings' second-generation hub as the foundation for the CNET Smart Home (for now, at least).

By September 23, 2015


SmartThings' next-gen hub does more

Samsung's SmartThings brand is back with an all-new $99 ZigBee and Z-Wave hub. But some lingering flaws hold it back from greatness.

By September 21, 2015


Samsung adds smarts to its next-gen SmartThings Hub (pictures)

Take a tour of the second-generation SmartThings Hub and its assorted sensors.

11 Images By September 21, 2015


Insteon's new smart home hub syncs up with Siri (pictures)

The Insteon Hub Pro is a HomeKit-compatible smart home control center. We put it through its paces in the CNET Smart House.

10 Images By September 19, 2015